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Sexist men and women - made for each other
Springer ^ | August 23, 2011 | Unknown

Posted on 08/23/2011 7:20:38 AM PDT by decimon

New study suggests that sexist women with a preference for casual sex are more likely to respond to men's aggressive strategies

Men with a preference for 'one-night stands' and negative sexist attitudes towards women are more likely to use aggressive courtship strategies. They compete with other men who are also interested in the woman, tease the woman, and isolate her away from her friends. In response, women with a preference for 'no strings attached' sex and negative attitudes towards other wom-en are more likely to respond to men's aggressive strategies. These findings by Jeffrey Hall and Melanie Canterberry, from the University of Kansas in the US, are published online in Springer's journal Sex Roles.

Hall and Canterberry set out to understand the characteristics of men who use aggressive court-ship strategies, based on speed seduction techniques described in the US bestseller "The Game" by Neil Strauss and the popular cable TV program "The Pickup Artist". They also studied the cha-racteristics of women who find such strategies appealing.

The researchers conducted two surveys. The first pilot study surveyed a sample of 363 college students from a large Midwestern university in the US. The second, larger national study recruited 850 adult volunteers via the internet. The authors asked both male and female participants about their sexist attitudes toward women and whether they were willing to take part in uncommitted or short-term sex. They also asked about the extent to which men used assertive strategies to in-itiate relationships and the extent to which women found these approaches desirable.

(Excerpt) Read more at springer.com ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: men; singles; women

1 posted on 08/23/2011 7:20:39 AM PDT by decimon
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To: decimon

So... they needed a study to find that men who want a one night stand actually do “better” with women who like one night stands?! Go figure?!


2 posted on 08/23/2011 7:26:10 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: momtothree

Agreed, and I wonder what exorbitant amount was paid for this information.


3 posted on 08/23/2011 7:28:14 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (If he has nothing to hide, why is he spending so much $$$ hiding it?)
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To: decimon

I wonder how much we paid for this study.


4 posted on 08/23/2011 7:31:11 AM PDT by cizinec ("Brother, your best friend ain't your Momma, it's the Field Artillery.")
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To: decimon

So, are these ‘sexist attitutdes towards other women’ the same as the view of conservative woman as ‘self loathing Stockholm syndrome’ that women like Janeane Garafolo spews about?


5 posted on 08/23/2011 7:33:29 AM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Fast Moving Angel

We could do a “study”, Fast Moving Angel! Let’s see: men who want one night stands do “better” with women who are intoxicated. Or, men who want one night stands “score” more often with women wearing next to nothing in terms of clothing. Or, men who want one night stands find that Christian bible clubs aren’t great for meeting women who want one night stands. How much should we charge?! LOL!!


6 posted on 08/23/2011 7:39:46 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Lorianne
So, are these ‘sexist attitutdes towards other women’ the same as the view of conservative woman as ‘self loathing Stockholm syndrome’ that women like Janeane Garafolo spews about?

People like Garofalo are of no consequence other than for the reactions they produce.

7 posted on 08/23/2011 7:41:49 AM PDT by decimon
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To: decimon
Hall and Canterberry set out to understand the characteristics of men who use aggressive court-ship strategies, based on speed seduction techniques described in the US bestseller "The Game" by Neil Strauss and the popular cable TV program "The Pickup Artist". They also studied the cha-racteristics of women who find such strategies appealing.

If a lot of men didn't find the techniques workable, the books and shows wouldn't be so popular, now wouldn't they? And the techniques wouldn't be found workable if there wasn't a sizable population of women on whom the techniques worked.

8 posted on 08/23/2011 7:47:08 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: momtothree

AA meetings are a great place to pick up one-nighters. Or so I’ve been told...


9 posted on 08/23/2011 7:47:32 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: decimon; Lazamataz

PING!


10 posted on 08/23/2011 7:49:01 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: decimon
They compete with other men who are also interested in the woman, tease the woman, and isolate her away from her friends...

Wow, even when I was 8 years old, I was already trying to get laid and didn't even realize it! I went around teasing girls and pulling their hair all the time. It never seem to work though, and I would have probably run away in terror if it would have.

11 posted on 08/23/2011 7:55:15 AM PDT by apillar
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To: momtothree

I NEVER responded to guys who hit on me. I don’t know why, but it always made me seriously uncomfortable.

I much preferred to get to know the males around me, then I chose the guy I was interested in. I gave signals that I was interested and if he responded, then we’d date and see if we were a match.

Strangely, my husband was not one of the guys I was interested in. He’d never approached me, but I thought he was just too aggressive. He swore too much for my tastes. Too big. Growled too much. Intimidating.

One night, I was at a social function on our college campus. Two guys were trying to ‘herd’ me into a private place. I tried to moved away from them, but they became very persistent, started actually pulling me away from the crowd and I felt seriously threatened.

I slipped away and moved to a more populated area and they followed me.

I looked around the crowd and found the biggest, meanest guy that I knew. He was perched on a bar stool with his legs spread. I walked right up to him and right into his arms. I was nearly crying when I pulled his head down and whispered, “There are two guys following me. Please put your arms around me and pretend that I’m with you!”

He was shocked at first, then broke into a huge grin and snuggled me right up. He asked me where the guys were and I described their clothes. The two men actually came quite close, but he glared them away. He held me like that for about a half an hour (I was clinging to him like a terrified monkey the whole time) without saying a word - and without copping any feels - then walked me safely back to my dorm room.

That was the first time either of us started to see the other in a romantic light. About a week later I invited him over for coffee.

(He told me later that he loved the whole thing. To find his arms suddenly filled with cute girl, to get to be the hero... it blew him away.)

As imposing of a figure that he cut, I would’ve been *seriously* turned off had he made a pass at me.

Hint ladies: GOOD guys have a touch of the White Knight. Guys who make aggressive advances - who don’t know you - are only interested in your body. If a guy knows you, he might actually be interested in YOU as a human being.


12 posted on 08/23/2011 7:56:55 AM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: Marie

Very adorable story! (scary at times for YOU but it all worked out very well).


13 posted on 08/23/2011 8:01:18 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Marie

What a great story! I’m like that too, it takes me weeks to decide I like a man. Sometimes months. I can’t date at all anymore because nowadays, men seem to seriously expect to get laid by the third date.


14 posted on 08/23/2011 8:08:56 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: momtothree
So... they needed a study to find that men who want a one night stand actually do “better” with women who like one night stands?! Go figure?!

Then there are some who stand alone!

15 posted on 08/23/2011 8:10:14 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Sarah Palin -Thaddeus McCotter 2012)
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To: varyouga
AA meetings are a great place to pick up one-nighters. Or so I’ve been told..

Makes sense. If you can't drink or do drugs, what's left ... rock and roll?

16 posted on 08/23/2011 8:10:14 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: dragonblustar; laz

LOL!! Alcohol can only do so MUCH to improve the appearance of another person. I don’t even think our beloved Laz... if one held a gun to the poor man’s head would do this!!


17 posted on 08/23/2011 8:12:24 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: Petruchio; Yorlik803; ryan71; boxerblues; Hammy; DollyCali; DaveLoneRanger; BigSkyFreeper; snugs; ..

PING!!
18 posted on 08/23/2011 8:15:01 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I can see 2012 from my house!" Jim Thompson, 7-16-2011)
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To: momtothree

News flash—slutty girls like bad boys!

Who would have guessed.


19 posted on 08/23/2011 8:15:47 AM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: Hugin

“Who would have guessed”

Seems like common sense to me! I guess we are way above the curve on this!


20 posted on 08/23/2011 8:22:26 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: decimon

These studies are totally reliable. Humans NEVER lie about sex.


21 posted on 08/23/2011 8:23:23 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Marie

What a great story! I’m glad that he was willing to be your night in shining armor and stare those boys away.


22 posted on 08/23/2011 8:23:55 AM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: decimon

Amazing. Bad boys are successful at attracting bad girls!

Who would have thought?


23 posted on 08/23/2011 8:28:34 AM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: decimon

Men who have contempt for women and the women who seek it. Sounds like a match made in heaven.


24 posted on 08/23/2011 8:51:25 AM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: momtothree

Great idea, Mom ... bet we could make a fortune doing these BS “studies”!!


25 posted on 08/23/2011 8:54:27 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (If he has nothing to hide, why is he spending so much $$$ hiding it?)
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To: A_perfect_lady

A smart woman is cautious. She’s not out to be seduced. She’s looking for a good man who likes *her*, not just her body.

And it takes time to figure that out. It also takes time to get to know someone well enough to figure out if *you* like them.

I also had a ‘no sex without a committed, monogamous relationship’ rule. No sex without some kind of ring. The stupid thing is that if you tell a lot of guys that, they’ll offer you a ring on the first date to speed up the process. (Actually had a guy ask me to marry him on the first date after I told him my rule. I quit telling guys about the rule after that! lol!)

And you’re right - why should a guy work for the hard-to-get girls when there are so many willing to let it go for nothing?

Sluts make everything harder.

my son was joking last week that if women, en masse, decided not to put up with any more of men’s crap, things would change overnight.

he said that alerts would go out all over the world. “Attention all guys! They’re not buying it any more! Quick! Sell your x-box! Get a job! (Flower sales shoot through the roof... Diamond shortage hits middle America... Ministers collapse from exhausting schedules...!)


26 posted on 08/23/2011 9:07:35 AM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: Immerito

Yup! I don’t think that I’ve found a better way to hook a strong male. ;-)


27 posted on 08/23/2011 9:09:05 AM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: dangerdoc

The problem is that many women think that by offering a man sex, he’ll love her.

Sex makes women bond. They don’t realize that men aren’t as swayed by that.

For many women, offering a man her body is the greatest act of love she can do. When a man takes her up on that offer, she thinks that he loves her back.

Most sluts know better.

I *never* understood how a woman could sleep with a man she doesn’t love. The way I’m wired, if I didn’t love him before - I sure would after.

I think that this is why so many women end up with bad guys.


28 posted on 08/23/2011 9:14:18 AM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: momtothree
*Good girls go to heaven...bad girls go everywhere*


29 posted on 08/23/2011 9:23:53 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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“”Sluts make everything harder””

Lots of truth in that statement !


30 posted on 08/23/2011 9:36:35 AM PDT by white17x
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To: Daffynition

I LOVE that picture! (reminds me of some Catholic school girls... sneaking behind the school to smoke a cigarette. Or so I’VE been told!)


31 posted on 08/23/2011 9:44:44 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: white17x

oops! I didn’t mean to say that!

8-|


32 posted on 08/23/2011 9:51:21 AM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: momtothree

There does seem to be a big “DUH!” factor to this article, doesn’t there?


33 posted on 08/23/2011 10:12:02 AM PDT by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man.)
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To: momtothree; Cagey
I was raised in a convent. *Things* like that never happened. Especially under the watchful eye of one of the *pointer sisters.*:)


34 posted on 08/23/2011 10:16:22 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Marie

In my experience, women who end up with bad guys do so because they actively seek them out.

I had a rough patch in my early adulthood, the worse I behaved, the more women I had in my life. It was weird and self destructive on my part and theirs. They were all nice girls with their heart set on loving a complete ass.

My wife on the other hand has no room in her life for an ass, which gives me daily motivation to not behave as one.


35 posted on 08/23/2011 10:28:19 AM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: Marie

Yeah. I’d hate to be a young woman in today’s market. Happily, I’m old enough now that it doesn’t matter so much. I’m gainfully employed, and can take care of myself. The older you get, the easier it is to just concentrate on your own life. I mean, it would have been nice to find someone, but... there are so many people in the world whose lives are so bad (hunger, disease, oppression) that I can keep perspective pretty well about it.


36 posted on 08/23/2011 12:04:33 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: decimon
In other words, "for every pot, there is a lid."

Gee, my Grandmother used to say that!

37 posted on 08/23/2011 12:19:09 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Can we ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Easily. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.)
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To: A_perfect_lady
I can’t date at all anymore because nowadays, men seem to seriously expect to get laid by the third date.

Or sooner. I also take a while to decide if I like a guy, so for now I settle for the happy spinster life.
38 posted on 08/23/2011 4:24:25 PM PDT by Ellendra (God feeds the birds of the air, but he doesn't throw it in their nests.)
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To: Marie
my son was joking last week that if women, en masse, decided not to put up with any more of men’s crap, things would change overnight.

"Men will behave as badly as the women around them will tolerate." Can't remember who first said that, but it keeps proving accurate.
39 posted on 08/23/2011 4:28:40 PM PDT by Ellendra (God feeds the birds of the air, but he doesn't throw it in their nests.)
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To: decimon

Tomcatting males tend to end up with alleycats? Who knew?


40 posted on 08/23/2011 6:29:45 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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